Touch, Maison Ikkoku Recommendations
Slow-paced but steady and beautifully executed character development. While the characters in both series are very different from each other and are at different parts of their lives, the themes of both are very similar. Both are also produced in the 1980s and gives you a very genuine feel for what Japan was like at the time. If you loved one, you'll love the other.
They're bouth about that serious, grown up love but they have the complete opposite begining and they're bouth from 80's.
Both anime contain a main male character who practically lives with his manager in the case of Maison its the household manager and in Touch its the school baseball club manager.
The main male are in love with this person, but in both anime it seems like the managers are waiting for the males to "grow up" even though they seem to share these feelings.
Touch is a sports anime, however it is not very visible from start to end, it comes more in arcs so that does not take on every aspect of the anime.
The cast growing mid-season 2 (around episode 40) in Touch makes